UCSD Swimming & Diving BIO
 Howie Chang

One-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2015) ... One-time All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay) ... One-time PCSC champion (800 free relay).

AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
CSCAA Scholar All-America Second Team ... Team's Hartsock and Ryan Kloos Spirit awards ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) team representative.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Team's Ryan Kloos Spirit Award ... Swam third leg of first-place 800 free relay at PCSC Championships (2/18) ... Anchored 16th-place 200 medley relay (1:33.01) at NCAA Championships (3/11) for All-America honorable mention ... 19th (9:24.59) in 1000 at NCAA Championships (3/11).

Won 500 free (4:43.21) in season opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/26) ... Had four season-best times while competing at PCSC Championships ... Best times in 200 free (1:40.40) and 500 free (4:31.95) came in prelims ... Season-best times in 100 free (46.94) and 1000 (9:24.64) in finals at PCSC Championships.

Started off season with dual-meet win in 1000 free (9:42.75) vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/27) ... Competed in four events at PCSC Championships ... Finished top-eight in two events, in second in 500 free (4:30.83) and fifth in 200 free (1:41.57) ... Also competed in 1650 free (16:18.39) and 100 free (47.31) ... Made it into school's top 10 in 500 free (4:30.76).

Competed for Santa Clara Swim Club.

A 2012 graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose ... Two-time All-American ... Earned Most Outstanding Team Member Award three times and the Most Valuable Player Award one year ... Set meet records in 200 and 500 free events at Catholic School Invitational ... Broke five AMHS records in 100 free, 200 free and 500 free ... Also was a leg of record-setting 200 free relay and 400 free relay ... Also played water polo for the Monarchs for two years.

Born Dec. 15, 1993 in Taipei, Taiwan ... Parents are Shyh Tsang Chang and Ling Min Kuo ... Has an older brother named Jimmy ... Political science (public policy) major at Sixth College ... Hopes to go onto law school after graduating from UCSD ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants ... Favorite film is Warrior ... Listens to Florida Georgia Line ... Loves ramen ... Has lived in Shanghai, Taiwan and Japan.

Position: Middle Distance Freestyle
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
City/State: San Jose, CA
High School: Archbishop Mitty HS
College: Sixth
Major: Political Science
Experience: 3 Letters
Howie Photos:
A3 performance Invitational AD